Chronicles of a Liquid Society - Umberto Eco

Chronicles of a Liquid Society

Chronicles of a Liquid Society

0 0 5 Autor: Umberto Eco
Libro electrónico.
The acclaimed author examines our contemporary world—from technology to politics and pop culture—in this collection of essays written for L’Espresso.

Umberto Eco was an international cultural superstar. In this, his last collection, the celebrated essayist and novelist observes the changing world around him with irrepressible curiosity and philosophical insight. He illuminates the contemporary upheaval in ideological values, the crises in politics, and the unbridled individualism that have become the backdrop of our lives—creating a “liquid” society that defies any organizing principle.

In these pieces, written for his regular column in the Italian magazine L’Espresso, Eco brings his dazzling erudition and keen sense of the everyday to bear on topics such as being seen, conspiracies, the old and the young, mass media, racism, and good manners. It is “a swan song from one of Europe’s great intellectuals…[Eco] entertains with his intellect, humor, and insatiable curiosity” (Kirkus Reviews).

“An intelligent, intriguing, and often hilariously incisive set of observations on contemporary follies and changing mores. ” —Publishers Weekly
Idioma: Inglés Categoría: No ficción Traductor:

Editorial: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Publicado: 2020-06-11
ISBN: 9780544974579

Ten siempre un buen libro para escuchar o leer cuando y como quieras.

¡Lee y escucha tantos libros como quieras! Descarga los audiolibros para escuchar completos en modo sin conexión, cambia tu selección cuantas veces lo desees, elige una historia para tus hijos o descubre libros que normalmente no escucharías. Storytel es la mejor experiencia de lectura que puedes tener.

Descarga la app y prueba Storytel gratis.

Prueba gratis 14 días